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gargan
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North or Cabrinha

Postby gargan » Tue Jun 23, 2009 10:56 pm

looking to get a new kite, a 6 or 7m for those nuking days .I currently have a Switchblade 3 12m and an 2008 Evo 9m, which i love. I was just going to get a rebel or evo so i wouldnt have to fork out for another bar but lately ive been having do many great sessions on the switchblade im just not sure anymore. kites mostly going to be used freestyle/freeride and very rare wave days with an old surfboard.

any advice, reviews or comments would be appreciated as i cant seem to find any good reviews on the smaller kites

thanks

SLOKITER
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Local Beach: Cayucos, Pismo Beach
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Gear: North
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Re: North or Cabrinha

Postby SLOKITER » Wed Jun 24, 2009 6:35 pm

I'm a Rebel guy but my friends also love the Cab. kites.
Having a consistent quiver for equipment repairs etc. seems like a practical idea to me.

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Re: North or Cabrinha

Postby kiterboy561 » Fri Jul 10, 2009 7:36 pm

i have used both kites and i think that north is the best.... they are awesome for all around riding like unhooking and wake riding... i would definetly get a north

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Re: North or Cabrinha

Postby bemex » Fri Jul 10, 2009 9:55 pm

demo a Vegas

Nico
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Re: North or Cabrinha

Postby Nico » Sat Jul 11, 2009 5:13 am

Demo both, and make up your own mind.
Here you will only receive biased info.
I hate five lines, so my choice is clear.
Nico

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Re: North or Cabrinha

Postby baller » Sat Jul 11, 2009 5:47 pm

Evo runs four lines... I have no experience on Cab. My 7M Evo 09 is my favorite kite ever!

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alexprehn123
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Local Beach: Point Clark, Ontario.
Favorite Beaches: Oasis Playo Coco resort beach (Cuba)
Style: wakestyle
Gear: 2009 North Vegas 9m,12m, and cabrinha custom 138 with ronix black franks and a mystic warrior 2 len10 edition.
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Re: North or Cabrinha

Postby alexprehn123 » Mon Aug 10, 2009 12:00 am

good decision if you want to buy lots of depower lines and my bladder was twisted and havent even took it out since i got it new... :thumb: not im going to tell you right now or your not going to listen to me and find out but you can waist your money not my problem.


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